Thumbprint Cookies

1 package Namaste Foods Cookie Mix
1/3 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup shortening, softened
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup jelly or jam, any kind


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine cookie mix, butter, shortening, egg and vanilla.
  3. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Use the end of a wooden spoon to create a hole in the center of each cookie. Dip the tops of cookies in sugar.
  4. Fill each hole with 1/4 teaspoon of the jelly or jam of your choice.
  5. Bake for 9-10 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.